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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH WILLIAM FORSYTHE

May 5, 2016

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH WILLIAM FORSYTHE   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen is honored to announce a five-year partnership with internationally-renowned choreographer William Forsythe. The Company will add one new William Forsythe work to its repertoire each year, in addition to also presenting reprised works from the Company’s current repertoire. Nissinen and Forsythe […]

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Houston Ballet Announces Tour to Los Angeles Honoring Celebrated Choreographer

April 13, 2016

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Houston Ballet Announces Tour to Los Angeles Honoring Celebrated Choreographer Distinguished American choreographer William Forsythe has selected Houston Ballet to perform in Los Angeles at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Oct. 21-23, as part of “Celebrate Forsythe”, a program with a never-before-seen approach that salutes his works.  Houston Ballet will perform Artifact Suite, after […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative

April 15, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Selected for Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative $565,000 earmarked for research and development   Pacific Northwest Ballet has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation’s Building Audiences for Sustainability effort – a  new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences, […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet to live-stream “William Forsythe On Stage”

March 10, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet to live-stream “William Forsythe On Stage”   Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:30 PM Marion Oliver McCaw Hall 321 Mercer Street, Seattle Center Seattle, WA 98109 Legendary choreographer William Forsythe will join Pacific Northwest Ballet on stage for a special lecture-demonstration on the eve of the first American program devoted entirely to his […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON

March 3, 2015

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES THE 2015-2016 SEASON INCLUDES THREE FULL LENGTH MASTERPIECES, TWO WORLD PREMIERES, AND THE RETURN OF SWAN LAKE FIRST NORTH AMERICAN COMPANY TO PERFORM MAHLER’S THIRD SYMPHONY BY JOHN NEUMEIER BOSTON, MA – Boston Ballet announces the programming for the 2015-2016 season at the Boston Opera House. The 52nd season launches with the emotionally […]

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The Paris Opera’s 2015/2016 Season

February 6, 2015

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The Paris Opera’s 2015/2016 Season On Wednesday February 4th 2015, Stéphane Lissner, Director of the Paris Opera, Musical Director Philippe Jordan and Director of Dance Benjamin Millepied, presented the programme of the first season they have designed together. UNITY / AMBITION / BALANCE Three central concepts have guided the preparation of this first season: Unity: […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet | The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude

February 4, 2015

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Pacific Northwest Ballet | The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude With THE VERTIGINOUS THRILL OF FORSYTHE, Pacific Northwest Ballet becomes the first major American dance company to present a program devoted entirely to the work of acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe. The triple bill, including two PNB premieres, presents distinctive works from a dance maker legendary for […]

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet

May 15, 2014

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Ballet Business | The Science Behind Ballet The expert, professional ballet dancers you see on stage today have been through rigorous, deliberate and repetitive training to become elite athletes. They keyword here is expert. ‘Expertise’ is defined in a study (1) as “the result of intense practice for a minimum of ten years.” Any sort of practice won’t do, either. The study […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sonia Rodriguez, Principal, The National Ballet of Canada

May 8, 2014

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Cupcakes & Conversation with Sonia Rodriguez, Principal, The National Ballet of Canada  What motivates you at 8am on a Monday morning ? The challenge of pushing myself and discovering new things. I love the time in the studio where I get to develop a role or a get to discover a new way of moving. […]

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY

February 1, 2014

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JEAN-YVES ESQUERRE APPOINTED NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF THE DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY The directorate of de Theaterschool of the Amsterdam School of the Arts has appointed Jean-Yves Esquerre to become the new artistic director of the Dutch National Ballet Academy from 3 March 2014. Jan Zoet, director de Theaterschool: “I am proud that, together with […]

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Rolex Arts Initiative Names Seven Major Artists as Mentors

October 23, 2013

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Rolex Arts Initiative Names Seven Major Artists as Mentors   Olafur Eliasson, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Michael Ondaatje, Alexei Ratmansky, Kaija Saariaho, Jennifer Tipton and Peter Zumthor to mentor promising young artists   Venice, Italy, 23 October 2013 – The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative today announced the seven celebrated artists, working around the globe, who […]

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The Norwegian National Ballet | New management, new ballet season in Oslo

September 26, 2013

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The Norwegian National Ballet | New management, new ballet season in Oslo A new Firebird by Liam Scarlett, Jo Strømgren directing and choreographing Orpheus and Eurydice, and A Swan Lake by Alexander Ekman: With her first season programme, ballet director Ingrid Lorentzen is staking out a new course for The Norwegian National Ballet. In 2012, […]

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Boston Ballet | Programme 2 in pictures

July 5, 2013

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Boston Ballet | Programme 2 Tonight Boston Ballet present Programme 2 : The Second Detail/Polyphonia/Bella Figura at the London Coliseum. The dancers are : The Second Detail (William Forsythe) Paulo Arrias, Issac Akiba, Kathleen Breen Combes, Bo Busby, Dusty Button, Jeffrey Cirio, Lia Cirio, Sylvia Deaton, Lorna Feijóo, Joseph Hatti, Whitney Jensen, Misa Kuranaga, John Lam […]

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BOSTON BALLET LONDON TOUR, JULY 2013

June 4, 2013

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BOSTON BALLET LONDON TOUR, JULY 2013   Company Debuts 50th Anniversary Performances At The London Coliseum Accompanied by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra   Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the Company will visit London, 3 – 7 July 2013 for only six performances at the London Coliseum. The date marks the return of Boston Ballet […]

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Artistic Director Karen Kain Unveils The National Ballet of Canada’s 2013/14 Season

February 12, 2013

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Artistic Director Karen Kain Unveils The National Ballet of Canada’s 2013/14 Season Innovation: Three World Premieres by Canadian Choreographers Canadian Premiere of Spectre de la Rose by Marco Goecke First-Ever Tour to Saratoga Springs, NY Swan Lake, Onegin February 12, 2013… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the 2013/14 […]

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Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet

November 14, 2012

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Helen Pickett Appointed Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet ATLANTA – Impressive. Beautifully lyrical. Stunning. Strange and wonderful concoction. Unconventional. Clever. Whether describing one of her avant-garde works or simply summing up her unique movement style, words and phrases like these flow throughout the reviews of choreographer Helen Pickett. Atlanta Ballet’s Artistic Director John McFall discovered […]

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Scottish Ballet | AUTUMN SEASON 2012

August 20, 2012

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Scottish Ballet | AUTUMN SEASON 2012 From a glowing installation by Glasgow award winning artist to the erotic charged passions of a fiery tango, Scottish Ballet presents its first triple bill season under the Artistic Directorship of Christopher Hampson. Run For It Choreography Martin Lawrance / Music John Adams 5 Tangos Choreography Hans van Manen […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER

August 15, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES 2012-2013 EXPANDED COMPANY ROSTER   BOSTON, MA – DATE – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced the 2012-2013 Season roster, featuring 4 new Company members, 12 Boston Ballet II dancers and 9 internal promotions. The  Company and BBII returned to rehearsals at Boston Ballet’s studio headquarters on Monday, July 30 to […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | Diamond Gala

June 6, 2012

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The National Ballet of Canada | Diamond Gala $1.3 Million Fundraiser on June 20, 2012 Two World Premieres June 5, 2012… The National Ballet of Canada’s Diamond Gala, the finale of the 60th anniversary season, is on June 20, 2012 at 6:30 pm at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. One of Toronto’s […]

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA

May 5, 2012

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BOSTON BALLET ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COMPANY TOUR TO FINLAND IN SEPTEMBER 2012 AT THE FINNISH NATIONAL OPERA   Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen and Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo, Both of Finland, Join Company for Debut Performances BOSTON, MA – April 16, 2012 – Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announced today that the Company will appear in […]

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